Forum discussion tagged with DVD.
  1. OzDrDj

    Question BluRay - DVD - CD Drives won't open under Windows 10 but they work ?

    Ok, I've had this problem for quite a while, but Since I haven't been using the drives much anymore, you just sort of forget about these things. But now...... Currently Connected to my system is an LG MoDisc BluRay/DVD/CD combo Drive, but the same happens for any other [optical] drive i connect...
  2. clifftam

    Question Windows 10 does not recognize USB DVD drive

    Hi everyone, Whenever I plugged in a USB DVD rom into my laptop, Win 10 does not recognize it. I don't see the DVD-drive in my computer. I tried device manager -> scan for changes and nothing happens. Has anyone exp this? Any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks.
  3. B

    Question Help burning a home video to a DVD

    I recently recorded some of my old home video VHS taps and now have an mp4 file for them. I want to transfer them into a disc/DVD but am having issues doing so. I tried just using the built-in Windows 10 burning "program" but after it is done it doesn't seem to work in any of my DVD players in...
  4. O

    Question UBS and or SDHC to DVD

    Hello, Wasn't sure where to post this but I'm looking for a device that can burn DVD's from a USB thumb drive or a SDHC card. Does this exist?
  5. P

    [SOLVED] DVD Drive Read Speeds

    I have a 10 year old blu ray drive (Samsung SH-B123L) that reads discs typically at a 10x speed in one spot on my computer. On the second spot, I replaced a DVD-RW drive (that read on average at around a 5x speed) with a new Blu Ray RW drive (LG WH14NS40) that, in theory, should be able to read...
  6. [SOLVED] Question about Molex to SATA cables

    I am aware of the old adage "Molex to SATA, lose all your data." but I don't have enough money for a good PSU at the moment, so I have no choice but to use one of these adapters. I understand that I should buy the punchdown-type cables instead of the molded ones since the latter always ends up...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] CD ROM Drive Manufacturer?

    Hi, I have two CD ROM Drives. Following information is available in device manager: 1 - PLDS-DVD+-RW DU-8A5LH usb device 2 - TSSTcorp DVD+RW SU-208GB upon some search i found that TSSTcorp stands for TOSHIBA SAMSUNG STORAGE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION. Does it mean that this drive was made with...
  8. stormman34

    [SOLVED] Problems installing Windows 7 on Samsung notebook

    Hello. I'm having problems installing Windows 7 on Samsung NP700Z5A. For the full story i'll put it in a spoiler. Long story short: When I try to install Win 7 via USB then it wants a USB driver and the one from Samsung website doesn't work. When I try to install Win 7 via DVD then it turns the...
  9. Shock34

    [SOLVED] Issues with legacy IDE drive.

    I have little experience with legacy hardware, so please excuse my confusion. So long story short, I don't want to buy a new DVD drive. I'll never use it and it's not worth my investment. I do have an old, legacy Sony DVD ROM (circa 2006). The older DVD drive utilises an IDE connector (of...
  10. B

    [SOLVED] How to watch a DVD thru Win 10 laptop onto Roku TV

    I can play a DVD using VLC on my WIndows 10 laptop. However, I can't see the display on my ROKU TV, either with a HDMI connection to the laptop or streaming via Chromecast. Any ideas or suggestions?
  11. Z

    [SOLVED] External CD/DVD drive doesn't recognize blank DVD's

    I just bought a new external usb CD/DVD drive to burn ISO files onto blank DVD's, Windows recognizes it, it plays CD's and DVD's just fine, but once i insert a blank DVD windows just asks to insert a disc and doesn't recognize the empty DVD. I tried reinstalling the drivers of it, tried using...
  12. R

    Question Can't use read two DVDs at once but Blu Ray is fine.

    Hi, I have two blu-ray drives in my computer. A Pioneer BDR-209D and a Pioneer BDR-211M. I have an unsual issue where I can't put two DVDs/CDs in the machine at once. If I put Blu Ray discs into the drives it works fine. But when I put in a CD or DVD it will read one and but not the other. It...

    [SOLVED] Watching dvds on laptop, via usb dvd drive. Is there any benefit from buying a DVD player?

    I've recently started watching some old dvds. I've been watching them on a USB dvd drive connected to my laptop, then thats connected to my TV. I've been using VLC media player. Would there be any benefit from buying a dvd player? some advertise as being able to upscale? or am i already getting...
  14. H

    [SOLVED] Can not install windows

    Hi, I have just finished my new build and I am unable to boot from USB or DVD to install windows 10. I have disabled fast boot and secure boot and have tried a couple Windows 10 iso's on both USB and DVD, i have also tried changing the boot sequence in bios, all i get is a black screen with the...
  15. Z

    [SOLVED] Issue with old DVD

    I have a DVD from 2006 and in that disk i got some game screenshots that i had burned,the issue is that it looks like that it was written and only 1 game was saved and my 2nd game folder doesnt exist anymore,is there anyway of going "deep" in the dvd and extract "invisible" files? i havent used...
  16. G

    [SOLVED] Can't play shop-brought DVDs using VLC media player

    I can never play shop-brought DVDs using VLC media player on Windows. Do I need to install an extra something to make the DVDs play?
  17. K

    [SOLVED] Can I assign my DVD drive to A or B

    Drives A and B are no longer needed for floppy drives. I was wondering if I can use those drive letters as my Blu-Ray drive or a USB Thumb Drive. Will I get unpredictable results or run into any problems with Windows or applications? Thank you
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Device Manager not showing DVD/CD

    I connected an external CD-ROM but my Windows 10 PC is not recognizing it. I googled and found that people are saying I have to go to device manager and click "DVD/CD" But as you can see from this screenshot DeviceManager, there is no such thing. What should I do?
  19. thebriki

    Question Problem with my blue-ray DVD not burning cd

    hi i have problem with my dvd writer blue-ray,not burning,but reading disk. When is burning he say finished,cd is blank not have files. What is Problem,please help me please,it is problem with lens in dvd laser? How to clean lens in dvd blue-ray in laptop? Thanks
  20. B

    [SOLVED] External DVD player won't load DVDs

    My external DVD player won't load DVDs. When I put a disc in the player and plug it to my pc it sees the disc just fine but when I try to open it, it just loads forever and the file explorer might become unresponsive. The DVD player does work on my laptop.